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The Spartanburg County Coroner said Friday that more than one person has died in a fiery wreck that shut down Interstate 26 in Spartanburg overnight.
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Two women died in a Thursday morning crash, according to the Laurens County coroner's office. 
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A cat that vanished in South Carolina two years ago is going home after ending up nearly 2,000 miles away in Southern California.
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A camera inside a bus was rolling when a Palm Tran bus barreled into a West Palm Beach, Fla. home.
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A 17-year-old is facing charges after a crash left an 18-year-old dead, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. 
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Asheville Outlets started releasing the names of the stores that will be included in the open-air center. 
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Michael Cogdill is blessed as one of the most honored television storytellers in America.

His cache of awards includes 29 Emmys and the National Edward R. Murrow for a broad range of achievement, from live reporting to long-form storytelling. His honors include multiple anchor of the year and journalist of the year awards.

Michael’s television credits include not only WYFF4, but also CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and The Today Show. His interview credits are about as varied as you can get: The Reverend Billy Graham, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Abby Hoffman, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator John McCain, Howard K. Smith, James Brown, and countless eminent members of Congress along with other key newsmakers around the country. His coverage credits include Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States and major figures in entertainment.

Michael is a sought-after speaker and writer. His Southern novel, She-Rain, launched in 2010 to broad acclaim. Michael is also the writer of a hard-cover children's book, Cracker the Crab and the Sideways Afternoon, a little beach tale telegraphing the power of small acts of love. Michael is currently at work on a new Southern novel, For The Love of Honeysuckle Road.

Michael was born in Asheville, North Carolina, the son of a truck driver and a mill worker. He is extremely proud of his working-people roots, drawing on their deep wisdom and life lessons each day. Michael is a cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a degree in communications, emphasis on the liberal arts. He married Jill Kremer Cogdill in 1985. Michael counts it a blessing to anchor the 6:00 and 11:00 news weeknights on WYFF News 4.



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